- Job Title: Medical Technologist
- Job ID: 453376
- Location: University Hospitals
- Department: Microbiology
- Full/Part Time: Part-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Shift: Evening
- FTE %: 75
- Salary Range Min: $26.35
- Salary Range Max: $39.52
Medical Technologist (Job Opening 453376) - SCOPE OF POSITION
The Microbiology laboratory encompasses specimen collection, processing and testing within the Department of Clinical Laboratories. Full service testing includes bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, virology, parasitology, smear interpretation and molecular testing. The lab is staffed 24 hours per day, Sunday through Saturday. The position is responsible for delivering quality laboratory testing to OSUMC patients and clients as well as to the community. It requires effective verbal and written communication with staff and clients.
The medical technologist performs specimen processing, test request entry, order entry verification and correction, and all clinical lab testing in Microbiology. Testing includes interpretation of smears and cultures, performing and interpreting identification and susceptibility tests, specialized testing in AFB, mycology, virology, parasitology and/or molecular methods as assigned. This technician also participates in quality control, continuous quality improvement, inventory control, professional development, training, and continuing education within the area.
Education and experience
Bachelors degree in medical technology with MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification of bachelor's degree in bio-science with MT certification. Must be certified with in 6 months of hire.